The State of NoVa: guns

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Petitions seeking reduction in gun violence taken to NRA headquarters, but NRA won’t accept them

National group said it had 150,000 signatures

By Tom Jackman  |  12:47 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County | Tags:  National Rifle Association, MomsRising.Org, Reston-Herndon Alliance to End Gun Violence, guns, Gloria Pan, Lori Haas

Posted at 05:04 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Today is ‘Gun Owners Support Starbucks Day,’ for Virginians who openly carry guns in public

To show appreciation for allowing open carry of guns, legal in Va.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:04 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Sterling | Tags:  Gun Owners Support Starbucks Day, I Love Guns and Coffee, Ed Levine, Howard Schultz

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Armed man seeks room at Arlington Ritz-Carlton: ‘$600? Say hello to my little friends!’

Police said the man, unable to afford a room, then asked for a drink. He couldn’t get that either.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Crime | Tags:  Andrew Dziuk, Pentagon City Ritz-Carlton, guns

Posted at 04:04 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Guns in church? In NoVa, that’s nothing new

Attorney Ken Cuccinelli’s opinion that guns were acceptable in churches was not news to some.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:04 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Springfield | Tags:  guns in church, Virginia

Posted at 11:46 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Guns in Va. churches are fine, AG says

Three Virginia legislators asked Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli the same question: “Can I take my gun to church?” Cuccinelli said, Why yes.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:46 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics | Tags:  guns in church, Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia